The International Space Station Russian state space corporation Roscosmos MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Specialists of Russia’s Mission Control Center will carry out a maneuver on November 8 to raise by 800 meters the average altitude of the International Space Station (ISS), the Central Research Institute of Machine-Building (TsNIIMash) told TASS on Friday.
Chinese scientists develop new material for treatment of liver cancer NANJING. KAZINFORM Chinese scientists have developed a nanometer material that can be used for liver cancer treatment, according to the Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences Wednesday.
Al-Farabi Center to open doors in Almaty NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Al-Farabi Center will be opened in Almaty city, this was announced by Berdibek Saparbayev, Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, at a meeting of the state commission for the preparation and holding of the 175th anniversary of Abay and the 1150th anniversary of Abu Nasr Muhammad al-Farabi. The roundtable was held in Akorda Presidential Residence.
UNESCO to decide on creating Mendeleev prize in November PARIS. KAZINFORM The UNESCO Executive Board will submit a proposal to the UNESCO General Conference due in November to establish a prize in the area of fundamental research to commemorate renowned Russian scientist Dmitri Mendeleev, a source in the UNESCO Secretariat told TASS on Tuesday.
Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize OSLO. KAZINFORM - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Scientists attempt to breed new plants suitable for Arctic conditions YEKATERINBURG. KAZINFORM Scientists of the Urals Federal University will try to grow in Yal-Sala (the Yamalo-Nenets Region) irises, barberry, Hungarian lilac and other plants, which are not typical for the Arctic, the university’s press service said.
Russia’s state commission greenlights Proton rocket’s launch with 2 foreign satellites MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s state commission has made a decision on the readiness of a Proton-M carrier rocket for its scheduled launch with two foreign satellites from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday, the State Space Corporation Roscosmos reported on its Twitter.
Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 awarded for contribution to study of the universe STOCKHOLM. KAZINFORM The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Canadian scientist James Peebles «for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology» and Swiss researchers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz «for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star», the Nobel Committee of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences informed on Tuesday.